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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-FEMALES

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,824 11,420 75.4 74.4-76.3 4,404 24.6 23.7-25.6
-FEMALES 9,834 6,881 72.3 70.9-73.5 2,953 27.7 26.5-29.1
RACE
White 7,515 5,445 75.3 73.9-76.7 2,070 24.7 23.3-26.1
African American 1,664 1,010 64.9 61.8-68.0 654 35.1 32.0-38.2
Other Minorities 615 393 63.7 57.6-69.4 222 36.3 30.6-42.4
AGE
18-24 272 198 77.4 70.7-83.0 74 22.6 17.0-29.3
25-34 945 733 78.7 75.1-81.9 212 21.3 18.1-24.9
35-44 1,498 1,090 72.5 69.5-75.4 408 27.5 24.6-30.5
45-54 1,881 1,325 71.4 68.8-73.9 556 28.6 26.1-31.2
55-64 2,019 1,403 70.8 68.2-73.2 616 29.2 26.8-31.8
65-74 1,739 1,199 67.7 64.9-70.5 540 32.3 29.5-35.1
75+ 1,396 871 60.8 57.5-64.1 525 39.2 35.9-42.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,362 730 53.1 49.0-57.2 632 46.9 42.8-51.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,885 1,808 64.8 62.0-67.6 1,077 35.2 32.4-38.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,739 2,000 75.7 73.5-77.8 739 24.3 22.2-26.5
College Graduate 2,823 2,326 84.3 82.5-86.0 497 15.7 14.0-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,253 707 54.3 49.4-59.1 546 45.7 40.9-50.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,627 990 63.4 59.6-67.0 637 36.6 33.0-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,034 715 71.0 67.1-74.6 319 29.0 25.4-32.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,304 974 74.9 71.4-78.0 330 25.1 22.0-28.6
$50,000-74,999 1,278 987 80.5 77.7-83.0 291 19.5 17.0-22.3
$75,000+ 1,728 1,444 84.0 81.5-86.2 284 16.0 13.8-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,713 2,193 61.2 58.9-63.5 1,520 38.8 36.5-41.1
No 5,858 4,509 77.7 76.1-79.3 1,349 22.3 20.7-23.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 154 75.0 67.0-81.6 57 25.0 18.4-33.0
Non-Veteran 9,623 6,727 72.2 70.9-73.5 2,896 27.8 26.5-29.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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